Virginia Holocaust Museum and its collection

Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Virginia Holocaust Museum, located in Richmond, Virginia, is a public history museum that is dedicated to portraying the Holocaust through the personal stories of its victims. This museum provides a unique perspective on the Holocaust, focusing on the individual experiences of those who suffered during this tragic period in history.

Renovations at the Virginia Holocaust Museum

In 2015, the Virginia Holocaust Museum embarked on an extensive renovation project for its exhibitions. Many of the permanent exhibits had not been updated since the museum's opening in 2003. The renovations aim to update the information presented with newly discovered facts and figures, as well as modernize the core exhibition space.

Core Exhibits at the Virginia Holocaust Museum

The core exhibits of the Virginia Holocaust Museum, located on the first floor, narrate the history of the Holocaust. As visitors move through these exhibits, they are taken chronologically through the events of the Holocaust, providing a glimpse into the systematic destruction of European Jewry. The exhibits are enriched by 300 artifacts and testimonies from local Holocaust survivors, which represent the tangible and personal realities of this historical event.

The Nuremberg Courtroom Exhibit at the Virginia Holocaust Museum

The Nuremberg Courtroom exhibit at the Virginia Holocaust Museum offers visitors the opportunity to see a full recreation of Room 600 at the Palace of Justice, which was used during the International Military Tribunals. This exhibit allows visitors to experience the gravity of the trials that took place there. The Nuremberg Courtroom exhibit was opened to the public by Virginia Governor Tim Kaine during a ceremony in April 2008.

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Virginia Holocaust Museum
2000 E Cary St
VA 23223 Richmond

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Opening hours

9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00
11:00 – 17:00




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2000 E Cary St, Richmond

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